Jul 25, 2011 5:30pm PDT
generics from this factory in india because they didn't meet safety standards. and recalled generics from a u.s. manufacturer because some of the pills were too big. still, the fda maintains generics are just as tested, just as safe, as name brands. >> the generic drug is the e ect same chemical and the exact same milligram amount of the exact same active ingredient. these are the blockbuster drugs that have become generically available and the only difference is their lower cost. >> reporter: while generic medications are required to contain the exact same amount of active ingredients as the original, we learned something interesting totoy. the filler ingredients which is the thing that actually binds the medicine together, can be different. and a very small number of patients have negative reactions to those fillers. so, diane, they say if you take one of these new generics and you have any kind of problem, call your doctor immediately. >> you and i talked about the fact that with generics, a lot of them are white and they look alike. it's harder to distinguish. >> there is real concern
Jun 30, 2011 5:30pm PDT
from india brings los angeles investigators to the bay area, how the void got left behind. >> and a monster machine breaking ground tonight beneath san francisco bay. it's a story you'll see only on 7. >>> this is the first ontime budget since i've been governor. >> governor brown signs a new state budget into law that is balanced which with huge spending cuts in the hope more money will come n good evening, everyone. >> california beats the clock with a budget in place at midnight. first time in five years. governor brown signed the $86 billion plan into law today. he and his fellow democrats had wanted to ask voters to extend a series of expiring hikes but failed to get two republicans in each house to support that plan.